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Jeffco Public Schools Job posting 49121
1829 DENVER WEST DR BLDG 27, GOLDEN, Colorado, 80401 Job posted as of Mar 08, 2018,12:01 AM MST until Mar 16, 2018,11:59 PM MST

Jeffco Public Schools, a premier school district in Colorado, has been providing educational excellence for more than 60 years. Our graduates have gone on to become Nobel Prize winners, astronauts, award-winning doctors, writers and musicians. Our mission is to provide a quality education that prepares all children for a successful future. The district, located on the west side of the Denver Metro area, has 157 schools on 168 campuses and approximately 87,000 students.

Job Title
Teacher Elementary
District Name
Jeffco Public Schools
School/Department Name
Dennison Elementary
401 Independence St., Lakewood, Colorado, 80226
 Job Status
Hours Per Day
Days Worked
Pay Grade
Position Start Date
Aug 08, 2018
Posted on
Mar 08, 2018,12:01 AM MST
Expiry Date
Mar 16, 2018,11:59 PM MST
Job Description
Responsible for instructing students in elementary grades K-6. Creates lesson plans, instructs students on core subjects such as science, literature, and math, and creates a well-rounded, comprehensive instructional preparedness based on the District's Core Curriculum.  Create instructional resources for use in the classroom. 

Essential Functions:
Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities
Create positive educational climate for students to learn in.
Meet course and school-wide student performance goals.
Participate in ongoing training sessions.
Create lesson plans and modify accordingly throughout the year.
Grade papers and perform other administrative duties as needed.
Read and stay abreast of current topics in education.
Utilize various curriculum resources and technologies to enhance student learning. 
Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans.
Utilize District curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served.
Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
Prepare and distribute parent communications. 
Observe and evaluate student's performance.
Manage student behavior in the classroom creating appropriate behavior strategies.

1. Must hold a valid Colorado teaching license or authorization.
2. Must meet content-area qualifications, which could include the appropriate license endorsement, degree in the content area, Colorado State Board of Education-approved content exam, or 36 credit hours as determined by the district.
Additional Information

We are seeking a 3rd grade teacher to join our team.  Our instructional model is unique and is focused on teaching students through a model of textbook-based, whole group, direct instruction with no ability grouping at grade level.

Candidates must be compatible with the instructional model and philosophy of the school and be a team player with a commitment to collaborating with staff.  Candidates with instructional experience at grade level, experience using the Open Court Reading Program, and EnVision Math preferred.  Must demonstrate commitment to promotion of school’s mission of providing a rigorous academic program, fostering clear behavioral expectations using the school-wide PBS model, and work with and support the school community.

Will be responsible for instructing students in an elementary environment, implementing lesson plans, instructing students on core subjects and teaching a well-rounded, comprehensive instructional program based on the Colorado Academic Standards.

Important Notice Regarding Licensed Positions:
Job Status Type is Referenced Above in Job Posting:
Job Status: Ongoing
A successful external applicant will be issued a probationary contract. A successful internal applicant that currently holds a probationary or non-probationary contract with Jeffco Public Schools will maintain that contract status.
Job Status: Temporary
A successful external applicant will be issued a one year, temporary contract. A successful internal applicant currently holding a Jeffco probationary contract will be issued a one year, temporary contract. A successful internal applicant currently holding a Jeffco non-probationary contract, will forfeit their non-probationary status. Please contact Employment Services for questions.
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The Jefferson County School District does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, pregnancy, sex, disability.